Atlanta, GA - Georgia Tech junior offensive tackle Nick Claytor said
Wednesday that he plans to forego his senior season and enter the 2011 NFL Draft.
Claytor, 6-6, 285, started 10 games and helped the Yellow Jackets lead
the nation in rushing offense in 2010. A Gainesville (Ga.) native who
now lives in Atlanta, Claytor played in 35 career games and started 15
At Gainesville High School, Claytor was considered one of the top
offensive line prospects in the state. He came to Tech in 2007 and
redshirted as a true freshman. Claytor’s first career start came Nov.
1, 2008 against Florida State.
A year ago, four Tech juniors declared for the NFL Draft – Morgan
Burnett, Jonathan Dwyer, Derrick Morgan and Demaryius Thomas.